Carmike Cinemas has installed Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound in its Riverstone 15 theatre in Canton, Georgia, one of its premium large format BigD rooms.
The Art House Convergence will hold its first-ever regional seminar, Thursday and Friday August 22-23 at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. The seminar will cover topics from fundraising to repertory programming to digital cinema.
Women in Norway now have the same protections against unwanted sexual advances enjoyed by women in most other Western countries thanks to an award-winning public service advertising campaign conducted by Amnesty International.
Burbank-based AlphaDogs Post Production has released the documentary American Empire on Amazon instant streaming and DVD. The film is also available on iTunes, Vudu and Xbox. American Empire sets out to trace a common cause of our problems in finance, food, medicine and social justice.
32Ten Studios in San Rafael, California provided a number of practical effects for Pacific Rim, a Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment, directed by Guillermo del Toro.
The Kill Team, which won for Best Documentary Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival and earned the Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco Film Festival, tells the story of a group of U.S. soldiers stationed in southern Afghanistan who, motivated by fear and boredom, take to murdering Afghan civilians and then staging those killings to look like good shoots.
Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff used Shotgun software to keep on track for the 3D summer family film and one its most successful, Despicable Me 2.
Douglas Trumbull’s latest project UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film, has completed production.
On August 20 Robbie Williams will perform at Estonia’s 70,000-capacity Tallinn Song Festival Ground and fans in digital cinemas around the world will have the chance to catch the entertainer live on the big screen.
Bad Robot, the production company founded by director J.J. Abrams, used Tweak Software’s RV-SDI to review visual effects shots from Star Trek Into Darkness.